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Candied Ginger Cheesecake


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By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 14 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

vegetable cooking spray
12 gingersnap cookies; crushed
24 oz cottage cheese (1% low fat)
16 oz light process cream cheese
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons brandy
2 eggs
2 tablespoons crystallized gingerroot; chopped
4 egg whites
1/8 tsp cream of tartar
crystallized gingerroot strips


Coat the bottom of a 10-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle with the gingersnap crumbs, and set aside.



Position knife blade in food processor bowl. Add the cottage cheese and cream cheese, and process until smooth. Add 3/4 cup sugar, brandy, whole eggs, chopped gingerroot and process until smooth. Pour into a large bowl and set aside.



Beat egg whites (at room temperature) and cream of tartar at high speed of an electric mixer until foamy. Gradually add remaining 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently stir


one-fourth of egg white mixture into cottage cheese mixture. Gently fold in remaining egg white mixture.



Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 325F for 50 minutes or until almost set. Remove from oven, and cool 15 minutes. Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Garnish with gingerroot strips.


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